Marilyn Ryskamp Forsetlund

FRANKLIN - Marilyn Ryskamp Forsetlund passed away on to glory June 7, 2019.

She was born on May 12, 1928 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After graduating from Ottowa High School she worked at Bell Telephone Company until she married Henry Forsetlund, then she joined him working in the insurance business until she retired. 

Moving to Franklin, in 1980 she was co-owner of Angel Florist until 1986, when she became a caregiver to her husband. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Mary Ryskamp; husband, Henry Forsetlund; son-in law, Ricky R. Hannah; sisters-in-law, Eleanor Roggow (Dan), Emma Jean Clawson (Bob); and niece Cathy Clawson.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda Forsetlund Hannah; granddaughters, Kelli Hughes (Marcus), Kristi Harper (Duane); great-granddaughter, Sadie Jean Harper; nieces, Carol Sue Stadt (Dale), Judy Marsh (Mike); and nephew, Jeff Roggow; along with Carol Foust, daughter through the blood of Jesus Christ.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, June 14, in the chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Pastor Rocky Culpepper will officiate.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Macon Funeral Home.

Condolences can be made at

The Franklin Press

Mailing Address:
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Franklin, NC 28744 

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